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City of Livermore

Beacon Participant Profile

“The Climate Change Element requires preparation of a Climate Action Plan for the City for 2020 within 2 years of adoption of the Climate Change Element. As discussed below, the goal of the Climate Change Element is to reduce City GHG emissions by 28% relative to BAU emissions in 2020.” -City of Livermore General Plan Proposed Climate Change Element

About Livermore

  • Incorporated: April 1, 1876
  • Population: 83,604
  • Location: 30 miles southeast of Oakland in Alameda County
  • Elevation: 480 feet
  • Area: 24.1 square miles (city) as of June 30, 2001

Climate Action Activities

Climate Action Resources


Agency Energy Savings

  • Silver Level, 8% (2013)

Agency Natural Gas Savings

Agency Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Community Greenhouse Gas Reductions

Sustainability Best Practices

  • Silver Level (2013)
  • Gold Level (2017)
Case Story

City of Livermore – Land Use & Community Design Program to Address Climate Change

A comprehensive update of the Livermore zoning code will better incorporate “smart code” practices, such as enhanced pedestrian and bicycle mobility, transit-oriented development, mixed-use and infill.

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